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Averett University extends specialized military benefits and support to qualified students and their spouses. This includes financial aid benefits, portfolio and military experience evaluation for transfer credit, and more. Active duty service men and women and their dependents may qualify for our Military Scholarship.

Military Benefits for GPS Students

Averett University extends specialized military student support to GPS enrollees who are:

  • Active, reserve, or veteran members of the armed forces
  • Civilian employees of the Department of Defense
  • State National Guard employees
  • Eligible family members of any of the above

These include financial aid benefits, portfolio and military experience evaluation for transfer credit, and more.

Financial Aid for Military Students

Averett University is approved by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to accept veterans’ benefits. These benefits have an impact on how your eligibility for financial aid is calculated, so you must provide a letter of confirmation from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the Financial Aid office. You can also contact our dedicated GPS VA Certifying Official at 1-800-283-7388, ext. 17100.

We also participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering additional funds to help cover any difference in cost between your GI Bill benefits and our tuition rates. Contact Financial Aid for more information about our Yellow Ribbon Program benefits.

Additional information about your GI Bill benefits is available at www.gibill.va.gov

Tuition Scholarship for Military Students

Graduate and Professional Studies applicants who fall into one of our military student designations above must submit the military scholarship application to their enrollment counselor during the admissions process.

Please note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship offered to GPS students.

Military Experience and Alternative Credit Evaluation

Military students enrolled in undergraduate programs can transfer up to 90 credits earned through any combination of previous college coursework, DANTES or CLEP standardized subject tests, or military experience verified with one of the following transcripts:

Service members who left the military before 1986 can submit a a notarized DD Form 214 for credit evaluation in lieu of the above transcripts.

 

Accelerated programs are offered online and on-site at the Quantico Education Center for the Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration.

 

Military Student Key Contacts

If you are planning to use your GI Bill benefits, please contact the following staff members once you begin the enrollment process:

Military Affairs Officer
Janet L. Roberson
Email:
Phone: (434) 791-5891
Fax: (434) 791-7181

VA School Certifying Official / Senior Student Financial Services Counselor
Kara Hankins
Email:
Phone: (434) 791-5665
Fax: (434) 791-5647

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